Quantitative Methods for Anthropology
|Hours||3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab|
|Taught||Fall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department|
Students will gain hands-on experience in applying differing types of quantitative analysis methods to artifacts and other materials recovered from the BYU Summer Field School in Archaeology. The strengths and weaknesses of each methodology will be emphasized as well as discerning which form of analysis best suits the research questions to be addressed.
Students will learn to intelligently integrate appropriate forms of quantative methods to their senior thesis capstone project and demonstrate their abilities to utilize such methodologies as a professional in archaeology.